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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Francesco Vanni, Italian, 1564–1610

The Last Communion and Martyrdom of Saint Lucy

1596–98

Black chalk with gray and light brown wash and touches of pen and brown ink

Sheet: 37 × 24.3 cm (14 9/16 × 9 9/16in.)
Frederick M. Clapp, B.A. 1901, M.A. 1911, Fund
2005.25.1
Geography: 
Made in Siena, Italy
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Italian, Siena
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

John Talman, 1677-1726 (L.2926b); Unidentified collector (indistinct stamp, verso); the drawing was offered for sale at Sotheby's, New York, 23 January 2001, #189.

Bibliography: 

John J. Marciari et al., Francesco Vanni: Art in Late Renaissance Siena, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2013), 25, 150–51, 153, no. 49.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.